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What heart rate zones should I train in?

– Training between 80-100% of your maximum heart rate is the ideal heart rate zone for advanced trainers who are looking to increase their maximum performance capacity and their performance speed. * Sudden levels of physical exertion can be dangerous.

What are the 5 heart rate training zones?

What Are the Five Heart Rate Zones?

  • Zone 1: 50 percent to 60 percent of MHR.
  • Zone 2: 60 percent to 70 percent of MHR.
  • Zone 3: 70 percent to 80 percent of MHR.
  • Zone 4: 80 percent to 90 percent of MHR.
  • Zone 5: 90 percent to 100 percent of MHR.

What are the 7 heart rate zones?

Endurance Training – Heart Rate Zones

Zone Name Intensity
4 Intensive endurance 80-85% MHR
5 Anaerobic threshold 85-90% MHR
6 Maximum aerobic > 90% MHR
7 Speed Not applicable

What heart rate zone is best for weight loss?

The ‘fat burning zone’ is where you are working out at about 70 – 80% of your maximum heart rate, also known as your fat burning heart rate. If you’re looking to lose weight and keep fit, the general rule of the game is to increase the intensity of your workouts.

How long can I run in Zone 5?

30-120 seconds
Zone 5: This effort is really tough and can only be maintained for 30-120 seconds. You will be unable to speak and will be reaching maximal blood lactate levels: you will not be able to supply the amount of oxygen you need for the intensity of the work performed.

Is it better to be in cardio or fat burn zone?

When you exercise in a cardio zone, you will burn more glycogen, or stored carbohydrates as your main energy source, using less fat, nevertheless, your total caloric burn is much greater. Remember, calories burned is what results in weight loss. Exercising at low intensities, the fat burn zone, you have no afterburn.

Why is my HR high when I run?

During cardio exercise such as running, your heart rate increases. Your heart rate while running can be a good measurement of how hard you’re working. As your pace and work rate increase, so does your heart rate. Blood circulates to your muscles so they can get the oxygen and nutrients they need to keep going.